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The village gods of South India

Published 1921

Publisher Calcutta : Association Press ; London ; Toronto : H. Milford
Pages 206
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number AIN-9622
Digitizing sponsor MSN
Book contributor Robarts - University of Toronto
Collection robarts; toronto

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Reviewer: Krishna Pranav - - February 8, 2012
Subject: Interesting book
This book by Henry Whitehead is quite interesting; it details the rituals practiced in villages in South India.

However, it should be born in mind that the author was a Christian missionary, whose main objective was to convert people. Hence, the parts of the text where the author makes judgements and comparisons about the rituals, or what they mean, should not be taken too literally.

Overall, good information about rituals in South idea; ignore the judgements, comparisons and theories.